The worst streaming product your 4K TV
On Friday 29th January 2021 I purchased Google Chromecast Ultra from the Chirnside Park store but it didn't work on my 4K TV since my TV doesn't have any HDMI Ports so on Sunday 8th August 2021 I returned it and they offered me a full refund.
Purchased in January 2021 at Harvey Norman Retail Stores - Electronics for $95.00.
Convenient. In theory.
The stupid thing has complicated every attempt to relax and unwind It doesn't do something as simple as connect to your phone via bluetooth. You need both a device connected to the net AND a seperate wifi source. Too. Damn. Complicated. If you try to connect it to the hotspot of your phone you're watching over, you will not see it. Yet that is the most common thing someone might want. Why? So that google can ensure that your proxy is blocked so that your privacy is compromised.
I had high hopes for this. Enough with the high ratings, this is a 2 star product at best, you're better off setting a cheap laptops next your your tv. Google; You heartless, greedy, corporate monster. This is not good enough, you have money, do better.
Purchased in May 2019 at Bing Lee Physical store for $160.00.
Simple and easy to connect, where have I heard this before???
Try and connect to a PC, an hour later and the lack of instructions and its still a piece of worthless junk. Works on mobile and laptop - very easy installation, I just get sick and tired of companies advertising something that simply doesn't work. The PC cannot download Google Home so its a case of find and seek and this is just crap
Takes 10 minutes to start each time + few media types work
It's hardly worth using because it never gets detected properly by the TV.
It also plays very few media types directly from your phone/tablet. 70% of the time I get 'can't play this format'.
To start it you have to try a magical combination of:
- unplugging the power
- unplugging from HDMI
and hope that it works.
It's a painful experience. ...
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Questions & Answers
I have a polk assist and want to play spotfiy through my denon av receiver how?
do you have to have a smart tv?
Will this work in hotels without a router?
By itself - No.
You need some form of router, be it another phone with tethering or hotspot or hotel wifi and use it to connect chromecast and your phone. I assume you want to watch or play something on your phone else you will be using your hotspot data to connect to Netflix.
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|Category||Networked Media Players|
|App Store||Google Play|
|Netflix App Compatible||Yes|
|SD Card Slot||No|
|Replaced by||Google Chromecast with Google TV|
- GTIN14: 00811571018390
- GTIN12: 811571018390
- MPN: GA3A00414A09
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